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I think it’s safe to say that health care in America bears little resemblance to health care a generation or two ago. College students today seem to me to have a better understanding of the commitment it takes to pursue a career in … Continue reading

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My friend Duffy is on a roll with information that’s both useful and gross: I always try to tell my kids, when we are in a pool with a ton of other kids, to NOT play around spitting the water….but … Continue reading

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Berger & Wyse by Pascal Wyse and Joe Berger (GoComics.com)                      

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Mavi Kocaeli THIS IS PERFECT from Rakibul Islam on YouTube.    

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“At some point, we as a country will have to reckon with the fact that this type of mass violence does not happen in other advanced countries. It doesn’t happen in other places with this kind of frequency. And it … Continue reading

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As if parents have enough to worry about: A hazardous new synthetic drug originating in China is being blamed for 18 recent deaths in a single South Florida county, as police grapple with an inexpensive narcotic that causes exaggerated strength … Continue reading

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You’ve heard this about driving before: Speed kills. Data from the American Automobile Association (AAA) suggests this isn’t a cliché: Speeding is involved in about 13 percent of all crashes — and 33 percent of all fatal crashes. Speeding increases the … Continue reading

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Yesterday on The PediaBlog, I mentioned five things that teen drivers need to promise if they want me to sign their driver’s permit forms: Don’t drink and drive. Don’t ride in a car where the driver has been drinking. Drive slow … Continue reading

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    Ned Ketyer, M.D.

    Ned Ketyer, M.D.

    Dr. Ketyer has special interests in developmental pediatrics and preventative medicine, specifically how nutrition and the environment affect health. He earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Vermont and his medical degree from Northwestern University Medical School. He completed his residency at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh.

    As one of the founding physicians of Pediatric Alliance, PC, Dr. Ketyer served as its president from 1997-2004. He has been practicing general pediatrics at Pediatric Alliance since 1990. Dr. Ketyer and his wife have three boys and live in Pittsburgh's South Hills. 



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